SA’s agricultural sector has been dealt another blow by the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in KwaZulu-Natal.

The agricultural sector is a crucial pillar of SA’s economy contributing about 3% to GDP and responsible for close to 900,000 jobs. The country exports roughly 49% of its agricultural products in value terms...

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